Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Anil Chauhan visited the Air Force Station Hasimara and forward areas in North Bengal along with GOC, Trishakti Corps on April 8, 9, 2023.
CDS reviewed the progress of infrastructure development and operational and logistics preparedness in the area.
CDS also interacted extensively with the troops deployed in remote areas and appreciated their high morale and professionalism.
Later in the day, CDS visited the Headquarters of the Trishakti Corps at Sukna where he was briefed on the operational situation along the Northern borders in Sikkim.
CDS commended the formation for ensuring force preservation while also reaching out to assist the civil administration and local population in times of natural disasters and weather emergencies like the recent avalanche in East Sikkim.
He asked the formation to focus on training hard and remain vigilant at all times. He also emphasized that soldiers must keep abreast with the latest trends in information technology, emerging cyber threats and counter measures.